cródae

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cródae or dil.ie/13060
Last Revised: 2013

adj io, iā (1 crú) bloody, cruel, fierce; later valiant, brave. Of persons: in ri croda sa . . . .i. Loígaire, Trip.² 325 . tri croda Life Lagen (subst.), LL 7139 . crōdai curaid, Sc.M² 21k . ? M. fa crógda, BB 61b14 . drenn gach crodha (subst.), Ériu xiii 19.20 cited s.v. crodha .i. beodha, O'Dav. 386 . crodha .i. calma, 454 . cródha, beódha, Eg. Gl. 3 . crodha, curata, 126 . ? ni crodhaidhi (leg. cróda-de?) in ri marbus na dibergaid, YBL 168a11 .

Other applications: nip cróda a acnam, ZCP xi 84 § 36 . fuil cridhe crōdhai, ACL iii 295 § 25 . crodha a ṅgnima, Anecd. i 55.z . crech croda, ZCP iii 24.8 . ó'n Chruachain chróda, CRR 19 . d'uaisliuccadh a cceall ccrodha, BNnÉ 250.y . comram croda bloody, LL 12606 . toraigechd croda, Ann. Conn. 1340.4 . badb . . . croda, Cog. 174.7 , an cóigeadh cródha C., DDána 105.28 . in Chroda Chormaic (subst. of a shield), LL 12513 .

Of colour crimson, red : crodha (cróderg, v.l.) a dhath in eoin `vivid', RC xiv 48 § 56 . Findbennach . . . / croda crochda, LL 33025 . colba do lepthaib cróda, LU 3686 ( SCC 33 ). cruithnecht .i. cruith cech crodae (MS.) nō cech nderg, Corm. Y § 247 .

In chevilles: crodu (?) lir, SR 75 . croda gair, 4141 . croda cacht, 4155 .

Compar. cróda scélaib ` cruellest ', ZCP iii 42 § 9 . crodha cen aireg (emended to cródu cech airiuch), Blathm. 20 . G. garg, crodu cech nia, SR 5283 . tighearna . . . ro ba crodha comhairle inás `firmer', AFM vi 2236.14 . As superl.: ciniud is croda is [in] doman, Cog. 130.6 . Adv. fordingit a tuatha co croda ┐ co corata, PH 4303 . go crōdha = couragiously , RSClára 143a .